Provide a policy to disable prefetching (NetworkPredictionOptions on Chrome)

VERIFIED FIXED in Firefox -esr60

Status

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enhancement
P1
normal
VERIFIED FIXED
5 months ago
2 months ago

People

(Reporter: mkaply, Assigned: mkaply)

Tracking

unspecified
Firefox 67
Points:
---
Bug Flags:
in-testsuite +

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox-esr60 fixed, firefox67 verified)

Details

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(1 attachment)

Assignee

Description

5 months ago

See:

https://www.chromium.org/administrators/policy-list-3#NetworkPredictionOptions

We should provide something similar that disables:

Network.dns.disablePrefetch
Network.dns.disablePrefetchFromHTTPS

Comment 2

4 months ago
Pushed by mozilla@kaply.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/de85c14ece3e
Add policy for disabling DNS prefetch r=Felipe,flod
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Firefox 67
Flags: qe-verify+
QA Contact: emil.ghitta

This is verified fixed using Firefox 67.0b6 (BuildId:20190328152334) on Windows 10 64bit, macOS 10.12.6 and Ubuntu 16.04 32bit.

Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Flags: qe-verify+
Assignee

Comment 5

2 months ago

Comment on attachment 9041218 [details]
Bug 1524089 - Add policy for disabling DNS prefetch

ESR Uplift Approval Request

  • If this is not a sec:{high,crit} bug, please state case for ESR consideration: Policy related
  • User impact if declined: Policy in 60.7 doesn't match 67
  • Fix Landed on Version: 67
  • Risk to taking this patch: Low
  • Why is the change risky/not risky? (and alternatives if risky): Policy only, has automated test.
  • String or UUID changes made by this patch: None. FTL change is not needed for ESR.
Attachment #9041218 - Flags: approval-mozilla-esr60?

Comment on attachment 9041218 [details]
Bug 1524089 - Add policy for disabling DNS prefetch

New policy, verified in nightly. OK for uplift to esr60.7.

Attachment #9041218 - Flags: approval-mozilla-esr60? → approval-mozilla-esr60+
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